loss and learning

Today I've been spending a lot more time than usual reflecting on life....  I feel as if all my recent blog posts have been about all the crazy things spinning round and round in circles in my head. But sometimes that's part of living abroad, just because you're living in a different country, in a … Continue reading loss and learning

when a dream becomes reality

... when a dream becomes a reality it's an amazing thing... right? at least it should be .... Right now something I've been dreaming of (for seemingly my whole life.... well, at least as long as I can remember) has a real strong possibility of becoming reality and honestly, I'm not sure if it's really … Continue reading when a dream becomes reality

The changes that come

I overthink completely everything... also, I don't handle change well.... so these things I am dealing with, these major life choices I need to start making, are extremely difficult. So this decision I have made to return to the states after I complete my masters is something that I am really struggling with at the … Continue reading The changes that come

2 years ago

Two years ago today was the day everything changed. It was the day I bought a one way ticket to Barcelona. It was the day my dreams became a reality. It was the day I started to believe that anything was possible.    That was both the scariest and happiest day. I was so scared … Continue reading 2 years ago

Living (abroad) with anxiety 

Anxiety is like the giant elephant in the room. Something you always feel, always see, but no one else notices it... or wants to talk about it. It's something that I've kept out of my writing, and after having a rather difficult past few weeks I felt it was time to address it. (In some … Continue reading Living (abroad) with anxiety 

A Year and a Half of Living Abroad

I have officially been living abroad for a year and a half (and 3 days). This is crazy. In the beginning of this "journey" I didn't think I would make it through the first month, let alone a whole year.... and now here I am in my second year. And thinking about doing a third.... … Continue reading A Year and a Half of Living Abroad

Major Wanderlust

Current status: Itching to book a new trip Reality: Need to work to make money to afford the next trip without draining my bank account…    I am filled with the desire to go anywhere and everywhere. Immediately.  When I think of where I want to go next the list goes on and on and … Continue reading Major Wanderlust

Live for now 

There are many things in my life that have led me to the place that I am. I'm not sure if I can say with the upmost certainty that there was one defining moment that seemingly changed everything and pushed me to move abroad... however there was a moment in my life that did cause me to … Continue reading Live for now